Music Reviews

In This Skin Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Here is processed pop music at its most ordinary.
By Jessica Simpson
(2003)
Kids In America Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 6+
Talented kids sing with surprising presence.
By American Juniors
(2003)
"I Don't Want to Go to School" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 8+
Famed TV pop band would rather play with friends.
By The Naked Brothers Band
(2008)
Metamorphosis Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Duff morphs from Lizzie McGuire to sexually aware.
By Hilary Duff
(2003)
Thalia Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
English-language debut is standard pop fare.
By Thalia
(2003)
Measure of a Man Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 10+
Good for the whole family -- especially tweens.
By Clay Aiken
(2003)
Heavier Things Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Honest, vivid songwriting; excellent musicianship.
By John Mayer
(2003)
Everything to Everyone Music Poster Image
age 12+
A great alternative to more profane pop music.
By Barenaked Ladies
(2003)
Friends Forever Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 5+
Sprightly renditions may inspire sing-alongs.
By Carrie Lyn, Michael Bannett
(2003)
Afterglow Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Who needs surprises with talent like McLachlan's?
By Sarah McLachlan
(2003)
In the Zone Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Britney as provocative and sexually suggestive.
By Britney Spears
(2003)
Soulful Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 11+
A truly gifted Idol singer with heart.
By Ruben Studdard
(2003)
Folklore Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 11+
Good messages, pretty melodies, but kind of banal.
By Nelly Furtado
(2003)
Life for Rent Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Smooth, lovely voice explores romance.
By Dido
(2003)
Stripped Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Great music, but confusing messages.
By Christina Aguilera
(2002)
Justified Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Solid R&B; check lyrics before sharing with kids.
By Justin Timberlake
(2002)
Body Language Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Flirty, danceable songs from a reinvented actress.
By Kylie Minogue
(2004)
Schizophrenic Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
CD seems to have multiple musical personalities.
By JC Chasez
(2004)
"Early Winter" (CD Single) Music Poster Image
age 8+
Gwen's rock ballad is no doubt tween friendly.
By Gwen Stefani
(2006)
Damita Jo Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Janet Jackson trying too hard to be sexy.
By Janet Jackson
(2004)

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